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diagram

 [di´ah-gram]
a graphic representation, in simplest form, of an object or concept, made up of lines and lacking any pictorial content.
Venn diagram a diagram representing logical relationships using circles.
 Venn diagram. This depiction of the interactions of host, parasite, and environment provides a framework for understanding infectious processes. From Copstead, 1995.

di·a·gram

(dī'ă-gram),
A simple, graphic depiction of an idea or object.

di·a·gram

(dī'ă-gram)
A simple, graphic depiction of an idea or object.
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Mahoney's diagrammatical notation is used to highlight causal connections described in the preceding sections (Figure 2).
He added that old emergency signs had not been replaced with ones that were diagrammatical, meaning those who did not speak English would struggle to understand emergency procedure.
For a critical survey on structural (or diagrammatical) iconicity, see Newmeyer (1992), for a confrontation of iconicity with frequency see Haspelmath (2006).
The third section demonstrates the topological (diagrammatical) transformation of a fish into a crucified body according to the virtual mechanics of nineteenth-century biology.
My concern here is with the form of these politically charged images, especially since the photographs already seem to lend themselves quite easily to a structuralist reading in which the diagrammatical relationship of whites to blacks in these pictures subverts our commonly held understanding concerning spatial hierarchy.
UML plays a vital role in giving the diagrammatical representation first and then converting it into producer consumer representation.
Some spacecraft photos look rich and crisp; others are washed out, with a few diagrammatical ones nearly impossible to read.
connected to the diagrammatical railway network that is now the territory ...
was The Draughtsman, similar in all respects as before, except the figure draws four different diagrammatical images: a portrait of Louis XV, a royal couple (believed to be Marie-Antoinette and Louis XVI), a dog with "Mon toutou" ("My doggy") written beside it, and Cupid driving a chariot pulled by a butterfly.
However, the professor not only read it, but discussed the diagrammatical approach with Garrison before its being written.
Students represented and evaluated their performances by constructing a sociogram that charted, in diagrammatical format, the entire set of discursive engagements and outcomes.